Future-proofing CIPP liners and pipe rehabilitation solutions

Country Manager Kevin Woolf tells Trenchless Australasia that IMPREG recognised early on that trenchless pipe rehabilitation using cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) liners is the technology of the future.  Further developing this avenue, the company’s CIPP liner systems are developed using innovative high-tech processes, and set new standards. “Our success proves us right. IMPREG CIPP liner systems Read More


More than just a supplier

Established in 1967, SECA is a top distributor throughout the Australasian region of international CCTV brand iPEK and promises to deliver a solution that gets workers back on the job as soon as possible. National technical services manager Colin Handley says the company has continued to expand its product range from many leading overseas suppliers and Read More

Aussie Trenchless

New PST on the horizon for Aussie Trenchless

Headquartered in New South Wales, Director Chris Meredith and the team are committed to pioneering state-of-the-art solutions and furthering businesses in the trenchless industry. Founded in 2014, the company offers a range of unique products in Australia and internationally. Pipe Segment Technology (PST) is an innovative new lining system, offering a range of benefits including Read More

Bore Wrap

That’s a Bore-Wrap

Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is an efficient and ecologically safe method for the installation of pipelines underneath rivers, roads, rail crossings, buildings or other obstacles. After a pilot bore is made from the entry to the exit, an HDD string is then guided along the drill path. Unfortunately, damage to steel pipelines during the HDD Read More


SECA reveals new training facility

Built after the Sydney lockdowns in 2020, this purpose-built facility offers a COVID-safe space for a number of practical and educational activities.  This includes a new testing equipment site to ensure equipment is engineered to perform better and last longer. Image: SECA Following NSW Government health orders back in July last Read More

Hunter Water completes relining in Cardiff.

Hunter Water debuts new trenchless tech

Hunter Water crews are using the European technology on four projects around the region to create an internal lining within the degraded pipes, or as the utility describes it, a ‘pipe within a pipe’.  The structural liner is ideal in sensitive and difficult-to-access areas, and has been used to extend the life of Hunter eWater’s Read More

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

Upgrade of A01 Rising Main Issued by: Gladstone Regional Council Closing Date: 22 February 2022 Location: Queensland Description: Gladstone Regional Council (the Principal) requires a suitably qualified Contractor to undertake the upgrade of approximately 1.8 kilometre of rising main between the A01 Sewer Pump Station (SPS) and Gladstone Wastewater Treatment Plant (GWWTP).  Tawa St Water Read More

SA Water reports fewer incidents in 2021

SA records decline in network faults

In 2021, 3,614 water main leaks and breaks were reported across SA Water’s 27,000 km network, compared to 3,749 in 2020. SA Water said that despite the reduction in breaks, the leading cause continues to be the impact of weather and soils on the network.  SA Water general manager of sustainable infrastructure Amanda Lewry said Read More


Success delivered with compact battery-operated milling robot

Deployed to the job in Docklands Melbourne, Reed Plumbing and Drainage Solutions were faced with the challenge of locating and removing a star picket from a hard-to-reach sewer line before commencing a reline. The success of the job hinged on selecting the right milling unit for the job as the only power source was from Read More


RSM Lining Supplies, Global experts in CIPP Lining Supplies and Equipment

RSM Lining Supplies PTY was first established in Australia in 2011 following the strong success of its parent company RSM Lining Supplies Global Ltd in the UK, Ireland, and Europe. Founded in the UK in 2003, RSM Lining Supplies Global Ltd began as a small business before expanding to a 12,000 sq. ft factory in 2012. The Read More


Advancing the trenchless industry through transformation and education

Picote is an innovator and manufacturer of unique solutions for the trenchless rehabilitation of small diameter pipes, DN32 to DN300. International product sales were launched in 2012, with Picote receiving the International Society for Trenchless Technology (ISTT) Product of the Year award with the Smart Cutter™ later that year.  Picote presented its in-house lining method Read More

Aussie Trenchless

The perfect rehabilitation solution for sewer, stormwater gravity mains

Aussie Trenchless is headed by industry old-hand Chris Meredith. Skilled in achieving superior trenchless outcomes, Meredith is committed to pioneering state-of-the-art solutions for no-dig civil construction. Offering practical advice to infrastructure owners and contractors on a variety of underground pipeline rehabilitation techniques, Meredith’s practice is backed by a wealth of knowledge and experience. From pipeline Read More


IMPREG prepares for the future of CIPP

With its future-oriented CIPP liners based on fibreglass material, IMPREG masters even the largest dimensions and highly complex remits. Ensuring its at maximum quality at all times, general manager Michael Ellenrieder says it is thanks to its innovative products and insight. “Our activities are always resource-saving and environmentally conscious. Our success proves us right. IMPREG Read More

Wilmot pipelining

Wilmot Pipelining delivers the largest UV liner installation

The team delivered what is already being labelled one of the most complex Trenchless Project of 2021 in Australia. The company delivered the emergency rehabilitation of the failed storm water culvert that collapsed during the flooding in March in a critical section of pipeline causing a giant sink hole, which meant the roadway had to Read More

kwik zip HD-50 spacers on DN560 HDPE (560mm OD) into a DN700 Mild Steel Pipe2 copy

kwik-ZIP spacers – the only Australian-owned spacer on the market

Spacer systems can be used on a wide range of new and rehabilitated trenchless pipeline installations to proactively aid the installation process.   Kwik-ZIP’s casing spacer and centraliser systems help contractors to comply with regulations that require casing centralizers or pipe spacers (also referred to as slippers or spiders), like wastewater and sewerage codes and water Read More


The preferred rehab technology of municipalities and utilities

For 23 years, Alternative Lining Technologies (ALT) has been providing asset owners with the opportunity to rehabilitate – rather than reconstruct – ageing underground infrastructure. Lining solutions not only save on reconstruction projects: they also add years to sewer structures and protect against costly and damanging infiltration and exfiltration.   ALT manufactures state-of-the-art rehab solutions Read More

Pipe Core Vertiliner

DN2000 manhole rehabilitation with Vertiliner

Vertiliner – a relining solution offered by Pipe Core – is an innovative trenchless method for rehabilitating dilapidated wastewater manholes. D&S Rohrsanierung had record-breaking success recently when the company installed a new inner lining to a DN2000 pumping station manhole using the Vertiliner system.  The 6 m deep pumping station manhole was located in an Read More

2022 No-Dig Down Under to feature three-stream conference program

No-Dig Down Under offering three streams conference program

The 2022 No-Dig Down Under conference is set to have a three-stream conference program, making it a must-attend for industry professionals. The three-stream program comprises Rehabilitation, Installation and Condition Assessment and Utility Location. Each stream will have separate events aligning with the themes, such as a demonstration of the Mountain Highway AC Water Main Renewal Read More

JAYDO excavator

Trenchless works on Painted Hill sewer upgrade

Yarra Valley Water has appointed JAYDO Construction as its project partners, beginning work onsite on the sewer upgrade in July 2021.  JAYDO Construction has mobilised and commenced works at the Painted Hills Sewage Pump Station and Rising Main Project for Yarra Valley Water.  This project involves constructing a new underground pump station near the intersection Read More


Success for Thames Water with Scanprobe’s TrapJumper

A blocked trap at a block of flats in the suburb of Bromley was causing internal flooding throughout the building. It was clear that the drainage system was compromised, but where exactly in the series of traps and DN150 pipes was unknown. The local water authority Thames Water needed to understand the condition of the Read More

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

Supply and installation of UV cured in-place pipe relining Issued by: City of Gosnells Closing Date: 24 November 2021 Location: Western Australia Description: The Contractor will be required to undertake relining works, which include pipe cleaning and root cutting where required, using the cured in-place pipe (CIPP) relining method with an ultraviolet (UV) cure system, Read More

SA water upgrades water pipe

Upgrade to Redbanks water main

The project is part of the state’s $155 million four-year water main management program.    The new pipes laid beneath Verner Road will be the first of 47,000 m of water mains embedded into the ground, enabling SA Water customers to have access to water from regional South Australia.    SA Water’s general manager of Read More

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

View the latest trenchless technology tenders

Harrietville – WTP Multiple Barriers – Bore and Pipeline D&C Issued by: North East Water Closing Date: 06 December 2021 Location: Victoria Description: North East Water has completed a preliminary design that will be issued as part of an RfT to the open market seeking to engage a principal contractor under a minor works contract Read More

Picote Solutions tiger twister

The power of Picote Solutions tools and equipment

Picote Solutions’ tools and equipment were recently put to the test at a busy urban site in the United Kingdom where they successfully made a difficult task, possible. With offices in Finland, USA and UK, Picote Solutions is known all over the world as an innovative manufacturer of quality pipe cleaning and rehabilitation machines and Read More

85 years of Interflow

Interflow celebrates 85 years

Throughout its history, Interflow has pioneered technologies and renewal methods that have been well received for their innovation. The company was founded in 1936 by Harold ‘Bill’ Weaver, whose mission it was to support the growth of budding communities along the east coast of Australia. Weaver and his original team at Interflow constructed water, sewerage Read More